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Dec 9, 2011 9:00pm EST
, raise billions to pay that off. the petroleum lobby, oil lobby of texas does not like this idea of taxing gasoline. but if we would have done it back then, the so-called clean -- the sustainable, renewable energy revolution, more people paying more for gas may have triggered that new kind of innovation and of corgs the left is very much likes that. so that pie chart on the one hand it seems like a conservative pie chart. on the other hand, how to pay it is something that the democrats like. and makes perot a true centrist. >> halfway through our two-hour look at the contender, ross perot, of 1992 and 1996 elections. next phone call is from granite false, washington. -- granite falls, washington. gloria, you're our next guest. >> i loved ross perot. i remember the 1920's. and looking -- i would think that what does ross perot think of all through the political spectrum, down through those years, franklin roosevelt, then all of the presidents. and we come to today, a total insanity. i watched the house of representatives. i watch the senate. and everything has been turned around s
Dec 2, 2011 9:00pm EST
- 1972 career. this is bill clinton, who actually ran the george mcgovern campaign in texas, as many of you know. >> think of just the highlights of this fascinating life. pilot, a teacher, congressman, senator, first director of food for peace, author with senator dole of the food stamp program, courageous critic of the vietnam war, first and only person from south dakota so far to be nominated for president, united nations delegate under presidents ford and carter, advocate for disarmament and peace in the middle east. when i was president, united nations ambassador to the food and agriculture organization, recipient of the medal of freedom, and with senator dole, the inspiration for the school funding program. george did not tell you what happened with the $300 million. there are 130 million children in this world who never darkened a schoolhouse door. their idea was to say to poor kids across the world and to their parents, you can have one good nutritious meal a day no matter how poor you are, but you have to come to school to get it. after we passed that little bit the initiati
Dec 23, 2011 9:00pm EST
friend of mine. the malpractice reforms in texas were quite important and effective. >> mr. speaker, thank you for standing up. we appreciate the in th youre race -- that you're in the race. thank you for welfare reform. i am the chairman of your south carolina social conservative coalition. . . policies pushed by the nation called health and human services and education of the united states. they are indoctrinating the next generation and to give us a chance to push back. as a result pregnancy rates across the nation among teenagers has gone down almost 50%. you don't hear that on the evening news, so thank you for that. but there is a culture war and i wonder, if you given any thought to the effect in education has shown in reducing teen pregnancy under welfare reform and will you continue to support that? thane. >> the answer is yes i'm aware of it. we help fund it and i would have fact -- though there's a guy in the very back. get his at times -- get his attention some way. somebody way back there. so i would support it. it's something i supported when i was speaker. the welfare
Dec 30, 2011 9:00pm EST
. >> speaking to a crowd at a waterloo pizza place, the texas governor again told potential supporters he's running to improve the nation's economy. perry, once a front-runner, is currently running fourth in the polls. >> why it's truly an end of an era, morning radio's number one show goes off the air at kggo. >> rick santorum is surging in the polls and this morning he sat down for a private breakfast with what undecided voters. our cameras were the only ones there as they talked poll numbers, the economy and slower days of his campaign. >> this is kcci news channel 58 can the 6:00 in h.d. we're proud to be iowa's news leader. >> i think every one of these interviews is making it more difficult. >> a few undecided voters, we have been following them for you for weeks, are getting a rare chance to talk one on one with the candidates. this morning they had a private breakfast with candidate rick santorum. >> the same day polls confirm he's making a strong showing in the top tier. emily price continues our exclusive series "dining with the undecideds." >> hello. >> hi, becky. >> very nice
Dec 24, 2011 10:00pm EST
. i don't think we have anything like that anymore. maybe we could look at something like texas. but it is not just within the democratic party. when you look at the republican party, all of these figures, teddy roosevelt, charles evans hughes, coming out of republican candidates. out of the democratic party, you see franklin roosevelt. new york as a state has two machines really going. it has a pretty significant effect. >> two machines? >> the same as a machinist at tammany machine. >> the republicans had an incredibly powerful network as well. >> what is tammany hall? >> tammany hall is technically just the new york city's democratic party. the manhattan democratic party. tammany hall from the mid-19th century was best known as the machine of machines in urban america. it was identified as a primarily irish machine. a machine that really depended on the neighborhood power, word power, and that was as much about taking care of your neighborhood and the coming up through the neighborhood as it was anything really about national politics. tammany hall is the most powerful force
Dec 25, 2011 12:00am EST
is with the george washington institute in dallas, texas. james madison, you have been a professor of history at indiana university. let me begin with that speech he gave in elwood, indiana. it lays the groundwork for why he was challenging franklin delano roosevelt. >> he ran against roosevelt and against the new deal and against the tide of policies and politics represented by the new deal. we will have a good opportunity to talk about those in detail. it was a fairly standard political speech, but not a fairly standard political rally. as david said, it was a massive rally. 150,000-200,000 people in the small indiana town in august at a time when as hoosiers say, you can hear the corn grow. it was 102 degrees that afternoon when wendell took the podium. he spoke with eloquence, yet the atmosphere was such the speech was a bit flat in terms of the audience, in terms of the reception. that was not the best start for thecampaign. we now know looking back that it was rather indicative of the campaign itself -- some of the disorganization and difficulties that the amateur newcomer had. why they
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